The Presidency has sought the contribution of the National Assembly to economic sustainability plan.
Naija News reports that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and members of the Economic Sustainability Committee, on Thursday, June 4, met with the leadership of the National Assembly, to receive the legislative arm’s input to the federal government’s economic sustainability plan.
The Vice President, who is the chairman of the committee, presided over a virtual meeting that was held between his team and the National Assembly leadership. Both sides discussed the content of the draft copy of the plan ahead of its submission to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Naija News recalls that President Buhari had directed the committee to develop a plan on how the federal government would alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians during and after the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Senior Special Adviser to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said the virtual meeting was attended by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and other principal officers of the National Assembly.
The Presidential spokesman added that the draft plan was well received by the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.